The distance between St Louis and Washington DC is approximately 709.14 miles, or 1140.96 kilometers. The average travel time for a train between these two cities is around 30 hours and 55 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 28 hours and 10 minutes.
Looking for ways to pass the time? Most trains are equipped with Wi-Fi, which means you can stream music, browse social media or get some work done during your ride. That said, in case your train has a spotty signal, or is among the few without Wi-Fi, we also recommend downloading TV shows and movies to your mobile device in advance of your trip. That way the ride will fly by whatever the Wi-Fi situation.
Typically there are 2 schedules to compare for your trip to Washington D.C.. One train carrier operates regular service on the St Louis to Washington D.C. route. Amtrak offers the most scheduled departures between St Louis to Washington D.C., usually offering 2 trips per day. On this route there are no direct schedules. This means that along your journey from St Louis to Washington D.C., you will need to disembark from the first train and board a connecting train. Depending on the carrier's policy, you may be responsible for transferring your own checked luggage, but you will definitely need to bring your hand luggage.
Are you not set on traveling by train? Take a look at Bus tickets from St Louis to Washington DC, which start at $180.31.
Amtrak train tickets from St Louis to Washington DC start from $142.42, and on average cost $220.18. Daily there are 2 Amtrak schedules to Washington D.C.. Amtrak in St Louis leaves from Gateway Station - 430 S 15th St, And in Washington D.C. trains arrive at Union Station,
From St Louis to Washington DC train travel on Amtrak takes 30 hours and 56 minutes. If you are looking to get to Washington D.C. faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 28 hours and 10 minutes.
If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak offers 3 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $211.45 for a one-way train ticket to Washington D.C..